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. the bridge scandal for the chris christie administration is about using a public resource. about using the world's busiest bridge as a weapon to apparently inflict some sort of petty political vendetta which still has not been explained. at least at this point we haven't seen the profit motive. it is the investigation into that scandal, the thousands of pages of documents that have been handed over and the intense investigative scrutiny from federal prosecutor and especially from the media that has uncovered a newly sordid picture of you how it works. it is not just in camden, not just the bad old days. it is in the richest agencies of the state. and yes, it is different than having numbs write about your blatant issues. the problem of polluted governance in new jersey is the same. we got newly unredacted documents today from the new jersey legislature. these same documents that we had earlier. we just have fewer things blacked out with a sharpie marker. one of the lines that used to be blacked out but is not anymore is this one. it is in the middle of a conversation between bill barro
jersey governor chris christie have a different set of hurdles as they both contemplate a run for the white house. >>> and the tea party turns five, two leaders within the group have very different messages we'll talk 2016 straight ahead. >>> and the oscar goes to -- the biggest stars and most important awards, we'll break it all down with an expert who will be on the red carpet. >>> very good day to you and happy friday. i'm kristen welker in washington today for andrea mitchell. in just under an hour the clinton presidential library will begin to release 33,000 pages of records that were withheld until last year because of legal provisions. the records are expected to include memos to then president bill clinton from his advisers and perhaps memos from the first lady's office. what will these papers tell us as hillary clinton decides whether or not to run in 2016? joining me now, chris sill list saturd za and susan page, washington bureau chief for usa today. chris, let me start with you. >> sure. >> what don't we know about the clintons that the papers might reveal? >> i fe
was waiting for first responders. her family said they don't blame chris christie, but this was just causing all sorts of problems. there are accidents. there are people angry, traffic, and certainly closing down these lanes without telling anyone why made it a lot harder. >> i wonder if there is another case. let's take another one we have on the tape here, which was made available today. the traffic jam didn't just cause delays, as you suggest, but accidents begin to pile up, fender-benders. here is a 911 call from one of those accidents. >> put on your hazards. >> 911, where is your emergency? 911, where is your emergency? >> i'm on the george washington bridge. i was just in a car accident. we were rear-ended. >> upper level or the lower level? >> upper level. >> what direction? >> we're heading into the city. >> let's go to the politics. i often try to think about what it's like to be somebody in one of these horrible cases. now you're bridget kelly, right? >> right. >> for all i know she is a political operative, a regular person who does what they like to do in the interests of the bo
a atmosphere of retribution, of nasty politics in chris christie's crowd. >>> also, can you hear me now? he is the nastiest voice on the right. but ted cruz worries that rand paul is getting all the noise out there. so cruz is out there today celebrating the tea party and dumping on the health care law. original fellow, isn't he? >>> plus, look who is defending obamacare, hillary clinton. after all, she is the one that started this big push for health care in the country. >>> finally, ralph nader is offering up the names of billionaires of who he think would make great third party candidates in 2016. it seems like the last time nader pulled the third party game, it didn't work out so well for al gore, did it? this is "hardball," the place for politics. aflac. ♪ aflac, aflac, aflac! ♪ [ both sigh ] ♪ ugh! ♪ you told me he was good, dude. yeah he stinks at golf. but he was great at getting my claim paid fast. how fast? mine got paid in 4 days. wow. that's awesome. is that legal? big fat no. [ male announcer ] find out how fast aflac can pay you at aflac.com. >>> even with all of chris
's a number. what's the point -- >> you didn't put chris christie in that bunch. >> of course not. ken langone supports him. chris christie is the baseballaire's favorite republican. these guys talking in platitudes, we got to work together. work together to do what? i want to know what? what are they going to do about the $100 trillion unfund liability? that's the question that needs to be asked to every single one of them. it will destroy our country. they keep talking about repealing obamacare. have you seen a repeal proposal? what exactly are they going to repeal? a bunch of republican governors said they don't want to. >> that's what i what going to follow up on. and just to clarify for folks listening, we have nearly $14 trillion debt when mark refers to the unfunded liabilities, that's close to 100 trillion. so, let me ask you about what these republican governors are saying. talk about shooting the message here. the message among republicans putting it on obamacare, these republican governors are saying, when push comes to shove we won't be able to get rid of this thing. so the whole r
one of rabbigate. thanks to david wildstein, the man who the record called governor chris christie's eyes and ears inside the port authority. the man who said he got it when christie's deputy chief of staff said it was time for some traffic problems in ft. lee. we now know the traffic jam wasn't the only one on the table. in 15 pages of newly unredacted documents provided and released today by the new jersey legislature this guy, rabbi from south brunswick township pop up in the communication. he first sent a photo with house speaker john boehner later declaring the rabbi has officially pissed me off. he said we cannot cause traffic problems in front of his house, can we? he reposts, flights to tel aviv all mysteriously delayed. for his part he said he doesn't have a clue why that exchange happened. the good news that the newly unredacted documents don't implicate him in any way. the bad news is that david samson, the top pointee at the port authority is grabbing new fire from across the river. >> i believe then and i believe now, obviously given the multiplicity of law enforcement
bridge scandal tonight. chris christie's former campaign manager appears to be the subject of a federal criminal investigation. in a court filing, bill stepien's attorney says his client is in, quote, the throes of a criminal investigation, and that the feds have tried to contact stepien directly, saying that on january 17th, an fbi special agent called stepien's cell. shortly later, two assistant u.s. attorneys called stepien's lawyer. then in mid-february, an fbi agent along with the department of justice investigator paid a visit to stepien's home. we're also learning the u.s. attorney's office tried to contact former deputy chief of staff bridget kelly and her parents. both stepien and kelly were very close to christie, and they are the only two to publicly say they will not turn over any documents. so where is this investigation going next? joining me now, former u.s. attorney kendall coffey. kendall, thanks for your time tonight. >> hey, thanks for inviting me, reverend. >> a criminal investigation, what does that tell you, kendall? >> well, it tells you that they decided that the
in cripple yeah. crimea. >>> we have a report on where the chris christie is headed. you'll want to stick around for that late they are morning. we begin with the crisis in ukraine and president obama's 90-minute phone call with russian president vladimir putin late yesterday. that conversation president obama told president putin that the u.s. may have to boycott the upcoming g-8 summit in russia and threaten ed further action f russia does not the withdraw troops from ukrainian territory of crimea. we'll go to the white house for the latest on that in a moment. first more on the events moving at break neck speed in ukraine this weekend as indicated by the substance of that phone call. russian forces have been taking over crimea apparently without firing a single shot. without even appearing to be russian forces, for that matter. long lines of tanks and trucks and soldiers wearing uniforms without any identifying marks moving into critical areas of the southern ukraine territory of crimea, a section of the former soviet republic that juts out into the black sea which makes it strategical
on obamacare in a very long time. >>> and, half an hour from now, new jersey governor chris christie will be back before his constituents. we've got an eye and an ear on that town hall as his approval numbers may be taking a hit. >>> and tick tock, a late night tweet may actually be the best clue we have to whether or not governor jan brewer will veto sb-1062. >>> good morning, i'm ari melber in for chris jansing here at 30 rock, and we're going to get to all those stories at home, but we begin with a potentially big change for thousands of our troops overseas. the president has run out of patience with afghanistan president hamid karzai. the president has pulled out all u.s. troops in afghanistan by the end of the year. this is new, and that is unless afghanistan signs a bilateral security agreement. that pact would, of course, protect any american troops who did remain. now with this potentially major shift in ground deployment, nbc correspondent just released a new interview with general martin dempsey, where they talked about the new plans, the military's role, and dempsey -- to
's the way the markets read it. >>> it's 41 minutes after the hour. new jersey governor chris christie caught in the middle of a political scandal. of course, so many questions. the fbi investigating. but are these accusations hurting his standing with new jersey voters? we have new numbers just released this morning coming up next. ♪ [ banker ] sydney needed some financial guidance so she could take her dream to the next level. so we talked about her options. her valuable assets were staying. and selling her car wouldn't fly. we helped sydney manage her debt and prioritize her goals, so she could really turn up the volume on her dreams today...and tomorrow. so let's see what we can do about that... remodel. motorcycle. [ female announcer ] some questions take more than a bank. they take a banker. make a my financial priorities appointment today. because when people talk, great things happen. make a my financial priorities appointment today. and it feels like your lifeate revolves around your symptoms, ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for a
of how democrats have responded to the chris christie bridge scandal. they say, you know, the media coverage that's been given to chris christie and the way he may or may not have abused his power is not that dissimilar from the irs and that the media, and democrats are letting president obama off the hook in the irs case. >> well, let me get back, again, back and forth. this news story, what is the substance now of the irs investigation? is this just part of a sort of a broad front effort to nail the president, whether it's irs, benghazi, or ukraine? or is there really some pay dirt that a legislator would find powerful? information they're getting? >> you know, that's what they're looking for. and when representative cummings came out, he said that, too, that they want to get to the bottom of what happened, how to reform things over there. you had lois lerner come out and essentially apologize as well. and there were some indications early on that she would actually cooperate in this hearing. i think that's why you saw representative issa get so sort of frustrated on his end becau
that argue otherwise would violate the 14th amendment. governor chris christie has just about had it with questions related to the lane closures on the george washington bridge. when asked recently about the activities of his staff, christie responded what do you do? grab them by the ankles and shake them upside down until e-mails fall out of their pockets? on a related note, the 911 calls are set to be released this morning. so how many poll situations who pledge to donate their salary to charity during the government shutdown actually kept their word? at least 116 of the 244 lawmakers who pledged donated almost $500,000 to charity and government accounts so i guess 47% ain't too bad for a bunch of politicians. and out of 10,000 submissions to apple for a statue honoring steve jobs, this is what apple has deemed the winner? created by a famed sculptor, it features his head. he calls it a magnet pulling in different items. bill says it looks like a coat crack but a 16 foot tall version will grace apple headquaters nonetheless. >>> carmax is planning to hire more than 1200 new full
. >>> new jersey governor chris christie just about had it with questions related to the lane closures on the george washington bridge. when asked recently about the activities of his staff, christie responded, quote, what do you to? grab them by the ankles and shake them upside down until e-mails fall out of their pockets? on a related note, the audio of the 911 kales frcalls from the is set to be released this morning. >>> how many politicians that opted to donate their salary during the shutdown actually kept their word? they have donated almost $500,000 to charity and government accounts. i guess 47% isn't too bad for a bunch of politicians. out of 10,000 submissions to apple for a statue honoring steve jobs, this is what apple has deemed the winner. created by a famed serbian sculptor, the statue features his head atop what the creator call a magnet pulling in different items. a 16 foot tall version will brace apple's headquarters. >>> president obama invites president biden to part in the first lady's let's move campaign by taking a lap around the white house. >> mr. president, r
nobody wants to be named the early frontrunner. because that happened to chris christie and they came after him. and so i hope senator paul strikes me as a very sharp guy does not want to be seen as the frontrunner. >> you supported him for the senate. >> oh, yeah, we spent like 3 or $4 million from american crossroads, to help. to me it is very interesting. he is a contender. too early to start, in my opinion, having frontrunners. but he is a contender. he is let libertarian than his father. and he is really a pragmatic politician when is comes to the factors. he says the republican party and conservatives need to recognize that our principles are for everybody everywhere, at all times. he says why doesn't the republican party make its case in the latino community, african-american community, young people, he mainly said he wants a party of tattoos, referring to young people. we'll see how it works out. i'm not certain i agree with everything he says -- >> he has spoken at colleges -- >> he is fearless and sincere and trying to encourage others to join him. i think it is one of the m
fox news poll has a steep decline for new jersey governor chris christie. only 24% believe now he would make a good president. twice that amount think he would not. there's a slight drop-off for hillary clinton. 50% approval, down five points from last year. why would the cia spy on the senate intelligence committee? >>> first, why does the obama administration want to spend twice as much as necessary to treat cancer patients? when jake and i first set out on our own, we ate anything. but in time you realize the bett you eat, the better you feel. these days we both eat smarter. and i give jake purina cat chow naturals. made with real chicken and salmon, anit's high in protein like aow cat's natural diet. and no added artificial flavors. we've come a long way. and whatever's ahead, we'll be there for each other. naturally. purina cat chow naturals. ♪ ♪ ♪ to nbcuniversal's coveragens of the biggest loser olympic winter games ever, with the most coverage of the most events on every device. and the most hours of streaming video on the nbc sports live extra app, including the x1
the dangerous traffic jam ordered by people working for chris christie, we're hearing for the first time the police and emergency calls from the chaos of those gridlocked streets. these calls were released by the city of ft. lee. and in them, we hear people who need paramedics and police complaining about
. the inheriter of gop establishment front runner mantle in the wake of new jersey governor chris christie's demise. the problem, as we've noted, is that walker's got his own baggage. now, we've been going through these e-mails and there have been some that suggest that walker knew more than he let on about the mixing of official governing and campaigning that some of his staff were convicted for because, well, it is illegal in wisconsin. but to my mind the most damning documents are these right wing e-mail forwards that were sent amongst his staff, particularly this one. this morning i went to sign my dogs up for welfare. at first the lady said dogs are not able to draw welfare so i explained to her my dogs are mixed in color, unemployed, lazy, can't speak english and have no friging clue who their daddies are. expect me to feed them, provide them with housing, medical care and feel guilty because they are dogs. so she looked in her policy book to see what it takes to qualify. my dogs get their first checks on friday, damn, this is a great country. well, joan walsh has a great piece that
. >>> all right, this morning, new jersey governor chris christie back in the spotlight, holding a town hall to talk about superstorm sandy relief funds while the federal investigation into bridgegate apparently heating up. attorneys for former campaign manager bill stepien say he's now being investigated by federal agents for any role he may have had in the shutdown of the lanes on the george washington bridge. now, steppen has so far refused to turn over documents to state lawmakers. >>> in phoenix this morning, a police officer is fighting for his life after a standoff and gunfire that left a fellow officer and a suspect dead. police say officers were trying to stop a man on an outstanding warrant when he hopped in a car, led them on a chase, crashed into other cars, then ran, leading to the shoot-out. none of the names of those involved have yet been named. >>> in montana this morning, more than 300 miles of interstate 90 are closed because of the threat of avalanches. there were six minor slides already on monday. authorities are worried additional rain and snow could cause more. meanwh
ameritrade. >>> how much has chris christie's political trouble hurt him at home? we've got new polling. for that we check the "hardball" score board. according to a new rutgers poll, new jersey voters prefer hillary clinton for president more than their own governor. clinton 51, christie 41. in his state home to more democrats than republicans. finally in the weekly poll out of virginia showing a tight race. here's one with a different result. it's hillary clinton by eight in that swing state. 48 to 40. we'll be right back. [ male announcer ] if you have yet to master the quiet sneeze... [ sneezes ] [ male announcer ] you may be an allergy muddler. try zyrtec® for powerful allergy relief. and zyrtec® is different than claritin® because it starts working faster on the first day you take it. zyrtec®. love the air. [ sneezes ] on the first day you take it. to nbcuniversal's coveragens of the biggest loser olympic winter games ever, with the most coverage of the most events on every device. and the most hours of streaming video on the nbc sports live extra app, including the x1 platfor
, trying to get anywhere this winter has been absolutely a nightmare, it's been exhausting, governor chris christie closed state offices, told new jersey residents to be careful. my colleague ron allen is checking the commute in atlantic city, new jersey, how's it looking on the roads there, ron? >> looking pretty bad. pretty bleak, chris. there's several inches of snow on the road and some plows going by, salt trucks, new jersey does seem to have enough of that this time around, but it's pretty bad out here. fortunately, a lot of people are staying at home. this is atlantic city, new jersey. as you look ahead of us, you can see this is usually boardwalks and beaches and all that sort of thing. it's nothing like that today. it's just a complete white situation down here. it's supposed to snow on until the early afternoon. the forecast called for as much as eight inches or so here. we're not sure how much they've gotten, probably a few inches on the ground already. schools are closed, businesses are closed here, and it's similar in delaware and philadelphia where the mayor closed schools la
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ought to feel sorry for all of us. i'm still trying to get through the chris christie e-mails, then we got the scott walker e-mails and now we got to read the hill t -- hilly clinton e-mails. >> so we start thd as a discussion of joe biden and fittening it's been overshadowed by hillary clinton. we're going to return it to joe biden and talk about his future and legacy as vice president. we'll talk about that just after this. thinking up game-changing ideas, like this: dozens of tax free zones across new york state. move here. expand here. or start a new business here... and pay no taxes for 10 years. with new jobs, new opportunities and a new tax free plan. there's only one way for your business to go. up. find out if your business can qualify at start-upny.com oh, there's a prize, all right. [ male announcer ] inside every box of cheerios are those great-tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. is it a superhero? kinda. ♪ we still run into problems. that's why liberty mutual insurance offers accident forgiveness if you qualify, and new c
made by former aides of governor chris christie in the bridgegate scandal, this time aimed at a prominent rabbi. newly released documents show "flights to tel aviv" delayed. >>> and the "wall street journal" reported losses last year after a disappointing holiday shopping season but jcpenney's stock jumped more than 21% last friday. shares of sears climbed 6%. >>> the fresno bee says an appeals court threw out a conviction of a driver ticketed for using the map feature on his cell phone. steven briggs looked at his iphone while stuck in traffic. the law prohibits listening and talking on cell phones but not reading maps, important distinction. >>> ahead, a rare look inside secret service headquarters. how agents plan to find the cyber criminals who . >>> a major storm now pounding the bay area. more heavy rainfall on the way. flood warnings have been issued now in a good part of the bay area. we're seeing rapid rises in some of the creeks and streams. outside right now, lot of clouds out there. you can see the storm system is still spinning off
effect does this have on the probe into members of chris christie's administration. >>> a frantic rescue caught on tape after an avalanche roars through a neighborhood. why is one person calling it incredible anyone came out alive. >>> and wasted. the shocking numbers behind a new study on how much food americans throw away.
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